Although we progressives don't like to contemplate the prospect of a Trump presidency, it would be wise to at least be prepared for such an even...
Donald Trump has now officially selected Mike Pence for his running mate. This means it'll be a Trump/Pence ticket. Create your own humorous talking point around this matchup.
Colorado state senate candidate Nancy Doty praised Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's recent speech in Colorado, calling it "just spot on" and "very, very good...
This country needs a Congress that works. This country needs citizens who work. This country needs a Congress and citizens who can work together using that hammer to rebuild confidence through constructive compromise and collaboration.
Last week, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio parachuted into the most befouled toxic part of the state he represents: Florida's solidly Republican and Tea Party-friendly, Martin County.
Ryan's dream now lies in tatters. It has become something of a nightmare, really. In fact, Ryan has had no more success in getting his caucus to agree on anything than John Boehner managed.
The Tea Partiers will continue to do their thing, but it concerns me that they are emulating a group of patriots who gained fame and notoriety by impersonating American Indians. At least they should be truthful about this act of deception.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
One thing is clear: Although Tony Blair laments the failure of the "political center," this didn't happen because he and his colleagues failed. It happened because they succeeded.
Women got a long-awaited victory today in the Supreme Court's decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. They struck down as unconstitutional tw...
"That was unbelievable" my friend and I both uttered almost in unison upon leaving Monkeytown - a new dining venture in downtown Los Angeles. To call it a meal would not be fitting. It was an art experience.
It has been 42 years since the current ground-rules emerged, and my gut tells me that we may be on the cusp of yet another major change in how the House is ruled. Any new order will certainly emerge only after the November elections. What it will be is a mystery.
As I write this, a protest is occurring on the floor of the House of Representatives. Democrats, led by John Lewis, Jim Clyburn, Nancy Pelosi (and many others), are staging a "sit-in" to protest Republicans' refusal to even hold a vote on any gun control legislation.
Taking heart at Donald Trump's plummeting favorability numbers? You think he maybe finally jumped the shark by taking a victory lap over the Orlando massacre? You think the Republic is now safe? It isn't.
As they try to come to terms with the outrageous, bigoted, xenophobic, misogynistic, unconstitutional ravings of their presumptive presidential candid...
Mr. Trump's questioning of whether a judge born in my own state of Indiana with Mexican background can ever be impartial relegates me to the exact second-class citizenship about which I was insecure growing up.